Upcoming Special Events
Amish Acres Events Make Your Visit Special
Little Shop of Horrors
April 9 - May 25, 2014
Little Shop of Horrors tells the tale of a nerdish florist who finds his chance for success and romance with the help of a giant man-eating plant who demands to be fed.
April 20, 2014
The secular traditions and festivities that surround and symbolize Easter create a spring stir on the farm. An Easter egg hunt for 1,000 hidden eggs in the courtyard brings out a vigorous group of kids of all ages. A coloring contest in the Barn Loft Grill provides a place for families to wait for their tables while the kids did their best to stay within the lines--easier for some than others.
Spring Cleaning Scrapbooking Retreat
April 25-27, 2014
Grab your supplies, imagination and scrapbooks and come to Amish Acres to clean up your winter scrapbooking projects! 24 hour Scrapbooking rooms, rummage tables, and paper/sticker trade station. All meals are included during this event. Limited space so sign up early!!!!
May 11, 2014
Give Mom more than a Meal, give her the nostalgia of gathering around antique tables amid the hand hewed beams of the old barn restaurant with your family and share Amish Acres famous Threshers Dinner served family style.
May 26, 2014
During this weekend of reflection, remembrance, and recreation, we celebrate our freedom that we have been given by those who have made the supreme sacrifice. We can never forget. Our prayers are personal, our reflection is community, and our recreation is celebration of the family.
Plain and Fancy
May 28 - October 18, 2014
A New Yorker and his sophisticated girlfriend drive down around Lancaster, Pennsylvania, to sell a piece of property. Here they meet the Amish folk, whose convoluted English speech, clothes and habits haven’t changed for centuries. This year celebrates the 28th season of Plain and Fancy at Amish Acres.
Quilt Gardens Along the Heritage Trail
May 30 - October 1
Amish Acres Quilt Mural is featured on the Greeting Barn to welcome visitors to the farm from May 3- - October 1. It celebrates the Blue Bird Thing featured in Plain and Fancy on The Round Barn Theatre stage. It is part of the Quilt Gardens Along the Heritage Trail. More than a million vibrant blooms, 20 gigantic gardens and 21 hand-painted super-sized murals, sevem welcoming communities.
The Quilt Gardens... along the Heritage Trail joins quilting, gardening and art into a one-of-a-kind event. A colorful patchwork of quilt inspired gardens and quilt-themed murals linked by the roads that form the Heritage Trail. Every quilt garden and quilt mural has its own intricate pattern, many are original designs, and each has its own unique story. Each of the seven unique communities that host quilt gardens & murals has its own special character and fun finds you’ll want to explore. Read more...
Footlose the Musical
June 10 - July 20, 2014
Based on the 1984 film starring Kevin Bacon, Footloose the Musical tells the story of Ren McCormack, an upbeat Chicago teen who moves to a small town in which, as a result of a local minister’s efforts have banned rock music and dancing.
June 15, 2014
Bring him and the family for a day down on the farm. His treat is Amish Acres famous Threshers Dinner served family style in the old barn restaurant and enjoying the nostalgic atmosphere of the historic farm
July 4, 2014
Come celebrate an Old Fashioned Independence Day as an Honorary Small Town Citizen For A Day.
Little Women the Broadway Musical
July 29 - August 31, 2014
ased on Louis May Alcott’s classic 1869 semi-autobiographical novel, Little Women focuses on the four March sisters – brassy, tomboy and aspiring writer Jo, romantic Meg, pretentious Amy, and kind hearted Beth and, of course, their beloved Marmee, at home in Concord, Massachusetts while the family patriarch is away serving as a Union chaplain during the Civil War.
52nd Annual Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival
July 31 - August 3, 2014
Join us as we celebrate the 52nd Annual Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival with over 300 artists and craftsment around the historic farm's pond.
September 1, 2014
Bring the family to the farm for the day or the weekend, either way you'll head home refreshed and relaxed.
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
September 9 - October 19, 2014
Based on the story of Joseph and his coat of “many colors” from the Bible’s book of Genesis, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s tale marked the first time the prolific composer teamed up with his mainstay writing partner Tim Rice.
Fall Harvest Days
September 17 - October 26, 2014
Fall is one of the most beautiful seasons in Indiana with its cool, comfortable days and crisp October evenings. Amish Acres Historic Farm and Heritage Resort will be decorated for the season with corn shocks, pumpkins and scarecrows galore! Visitors will enjoy the Harvest Market featuring crisp fall apples and of course pumpkins, along with gourds, squash, bittersweet, and Indian corn.
Jam-Packed Fall Scrapbooking
October 3-5, 2014
While the men are watching football and the holidays have not kicked in, grab your supplies, imagination and scrapbooks and come to Amish Acres! 24 hour Scrapbooking rooms, rummage tables, and paper/sticker trade station all fall featured and a big hit in 2013. Limited space so sign up early!!!!
4th Annual Amish Acres Corvette Rally
October 11, 2014
Sponsored by Amish Acres Historic Farm & Heritage Resort in partnership with McCormick Motors and Jenkins Automotive, the Amish Acres Corvette Rally is quickly becoming the largest Corvette Rally in Indiana.
Fall Girlfriends Getaway
October 17 - 19, 2014
Three days of planned events, shopping, exploring, dining, learning, performances, socializing and pampered attention, all to explore and enjoy at your own pace. The weekend includes Discounts, Special Offers, and from over thirty unique Countryside Shingle Shops, many are Amish entrepreneurs, and downtown Nappanee shops.
The Diary of Anne Frank
October 22 - November 9, 2014
Adapted from The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank, this Pulitzer Prize winning Drama tells the story the Franks, a Jewish family who spent two years in hiding during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. The diary was retrieved by Miep Gies, who gave it to Anne’s father, Otto Frank, the only known survivor of the family.
November 11, 2014
Celebrate our Heroes at Amish Acres with a complimentary Threshers Dinner with purchase of Threshers Dinner
Shrek the musical
November 14 - December 31, 2014
Based on the 1990 book, “Shrek!” and the 2001 DreamWorks film of the same name, Shrek The Musical tells the story of everyone’s favorite Ogre, who reluctantly befriends a talkative donkey.
Thanksgiving at Amish Acres
November 27, 2014
Four bountiful buffet tables feature Festive Roast Turkey and Country Baked Ham plus all of the trimmings that make up our famous Threshers Dinner
Breakfast with Santa
December 13, 2014
The most belivable breakfast with Santa is at Amish Acres.
New Year's Eve Gala Celebration
December 31, 2014
Final performance of A Christmas Carol, Festive Family Style Dinner, Champagne Reception, Cabaret, and Fireworks (Overnight Package available)